Happy Hour: Why Not Wine?

  • State Sen. Doug Overbey (D-Maryville) is probably our hero. His bill that would allow us to cart lots of wine over the border is set to be voted on by the Senate on Monday. [WKRN]
  • Four Tennessee veterans tested positive for Hepatitis B, and six for Hepatitis C after a couple of VA hospitals accidentally exposed patients to contaminated hospital equipment. [WTVF]
  • For some reason, Lowe’s opened a brand new store on Dickerson Pike and hired almost 200 folks to staff it. Yay for jobs? [WKRN]
  • More than 800,000 Tennesseans don’t have health insurance. [WKRN]
  • Just a couple of weeks after some dynamite was discovered out by the airport, someone found a hand grenade in the middle of the road in Clarksville. [WSMV]
  • News flash: The recession also hurts families who were broke before it all started, rather than just rich people. Who knew! [WKRN]

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